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the aftermath of the horrific home invasion that left jennifer hawke-petit and daughters heyley and michaela dead following a week of chilling video of jennifer's last minutes alive and grueling testimony by william petit, the lone survivor. >> we have a lot of support. would like to thank friends and people from all over the state and all over the country for their notes and texts and e-mails who have been very sp t sportive. >> he addressed reporters outside court. >> we're happy with the way the prosecution is presenting its case and things are moving along at a reasonable pace. >> the case turned to photographs of their torched home that told the tale of torture and murder. this is jennifer's sister. >> we have lived with this for over three years and we did walk through the house a long time ago so those images really stay in your mind even though you wish they could leave. >> there were pictures of fire-ravaged bedrooms cords still tied to bedposts prosecutors say restrained the daughters. both girls died of smoke inhalation. >> what that does is really put a picture in the jury's hea
dr. jennifer ashton and jennifer hartstein will be here, as well, in a few minutes. >> if you are moving long distance or ever have you know it is a nightmare and also can be a scam. people will quote you a price on the phone. when the truck actually shows up they double or triple the price. our susan koeppen will show us a mover who did that in front of our hidden cameras and we'll show you how to protect yourself. >> first a check of the news. good morning. >> the joys of moving. good morning to everyone. this morning southern florida is on flood alert a soaking tropical depression is now making its way up the coast. maximum sustained winds at this hour of 35 miles per hour. our miami station joins us now. >> reporter: good morning. south florida getting quite a soaking i'm ankle wading in ankle-deep water. we're on miami beach and when you have the downpours, flooding is a concern, exactly what is happening on o the roadways giving motorists who come through the area quite a bit of trouble making their way through. of course, that's something to be cautious about. in prepar
by jennifer gavin with the library of congress. happy anniversary. >> thank you very much. good morning to you. we are very, very excited about this being ten years that we have been on the national mall and bringing this to the people. >> tell us about the people who are coming to this mall, the special authors you have attracting hundreds of thousands of people. >> we are going to be having 77 authors total. and they include such luminaries as johnathon franzen, jane smiley. a big lineup of authors who write for young people and children, and of course many activities also so that people from the whole family can come and spend an interesting day here. >> it's a great time for family and everyone there, but what's the overall purpose of the festival? >> it is to promote the love of books and reading and literacy sly. of course we are preaching to the choir here a bit but with our children's activities, particularly, we are proud to be able to say that we probably have some young people at the festival this year who grew up with us. >> you know, jennifer, i have lead that people in places not
, non-invasive and do not require surgery. our dr. jennifer ashton will explain why the new procedures could make something like liposuction, for instance, obsolete. >> do crunches, i think. >> i think so. >>> first dramatic and emotional testimony in a connecticut courtroom as a doctor described how his wife and two daughters were murdered. cbs news correspondent betty nguyen is at the courthouse in new haven, connecticut with this story. betty, good morning. >> the prosecution's key witness, the lone survivor of the brutal crime, took the stand yesterday and in front of a captivated courtroom, he described what happened. it's the moment the community has waited more than three years to hear. the doctor william petit took the stand tuesday to testify against the man accused of killing his wife and daughters. petit told a hushed courtroom how two men force the their way into his home and tortured his wife, jennifer, and their daughters, hail yedz, 17 and mckay la, 11. a horrific ordeal describing bei being waken with a baseball bat and describing what they said. petit also told a jury
. william petit, his wife, jennifer and two daughters, haily and mckayla were asleep in their home. these ex-convicts broke in, allegedly tied up william and attacked his wife and children. >> caused such drama it affects people for years to come. >> reporter: police were tipped off when the intruders took jennifer to a bank and forced her to withdraw thousands from her account. a bank teller called police but by the time they arrived, the two children and mother were dead. house burned to the ground. they tried to escape but crashed into a barricade. william petit, who barely made it alive, suffered severe injuries. at a memorial service days later, he spoke about the tragedy. >> i guess if there's anything to be gained from the senseless deaths of my beautiful family, it's for us to all go forward. >> reporter: over the last three years he has launched a craw sad to have both men convicted and executed for their crimes. fighting proposed bills to ban the death penalty in connecticut. dr. petit, the survivor, made his plea very public and the governor reportedly decided not to sign the bill
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